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Cover for Quality of vegetation in silvopastoral systems.

Energy and protein of range forages are usually the most limiting nutritional factors to range animal productivity. Both are measured by parameters such as crude protein, digestibility, carbohydrates (both structural and non-structural) and nitrogen-complexing compounds. These essential nutritional ...

Author(s)
González-Hernández, M. P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral systems as a forest fire prevention technique.

Silvopastoral systems are a form of multiple purpose land use, one function of which can be to reduce the risk of forest fires, which continue to be a threat to forests. In Spain, from 1991-2000 more than 175 000 ha were destroyed by fire annually, a third of this being woodland. Control of the...

Author(s)
Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; Mosquera Losada, M. R.; Romero Franco, R.; González Hernández, M. P.; Villarino Urtiaga, J. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pasture production under different tree species and spacing in an Atlantic silvopastoral system.

The effect on pasture production of six different tree densities and six species (Pseudotsuga menziesii, Pinus pinaster, Pinus radiata, Betula celtiberica, Quercus rubra and Castanea sativa) was investigated during 3 years. Under P. menziesii and P. pinaster, pasture production decreases starting...

Author(s)
Rozados, M. J.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Silva-Pando, F. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper